Proclamations

Proclamations are formal public declarations from the governor. Often proclamations declare states of emergency or call the legislature into a special session. Proclamations on this page are unique from the ceremonial proclamations issued by the governor’s office.

Additional COVID-19 reopening guidance for businesses and workers is available here.

Select the column headings in the table below to sort by proclamation number, issue date, title or status.





Number Issued Title Statussort descending
20-21.05 07/02/2020 COVID-19: Unemployment Benefit – 1 Week Waiver Inactive
20-65.1 09/02/2020 COVID-19: Long Term Care - Workers, Facilities, and Resources Inactive
20-45.05 07/31/2020 COVID-19: Protection Orders and Personal Service Inactive
15-14 09/21/2015 State of Emergency (Wind Storms) Inactive
20-71 09/04/2020 COVID-19: Department of Natural Resources – In-Person Meetings Inactive
19-02 02/08/2019 State of Emergency (Winter Storm) Inactive
20-32.05 07/02/2020 COVID-19: Department of Health– Health Care Workers Inactive
20-21.03 05/29/2020 COVID-19: Unemployment Benefit – 1 Week Waiver Inactive
20-51.06 07/31/2020 COVID-19: Community Associations Meetings and Late Fees Inactive
20-83 12/21/2020 COVID-19: Restrictions on Travelers from Countries where the SARS-CoV-2 Variant 501Y.V is Circulating Inactive
21-06 04/28/2021 Gypsy Moth Infestation Inactive
17-01 01/13/2017 State of Emergency (Winter Storm) Inactive
14-11 08/22/2014 State of Emergency (Eastern Washington - Burn Ban Extension) Inactive
20-22.10 09/02/2021 COVID-19: Truck Driver Hours Inactive
20-13 03/16/2020 COVID-19: Statewide Limits: Food and Beverage Services, Areas of Congregation Inactive
17-03 03/14/2017 State of Emergency (February Storms) Inactive
20-52.07 10/02/2020 COVID-19: Statewide Proclamations Relating to Long-Term Care Inactive
21-19 12/07/2021 Koontz Road Overpass Damage Inactive
20-36.09 01/08/2021 COVID-19: Department of Health– Health Care Facilities and Hand Sanitizer Inactive
20-31.07 09/02/2020 COVID-19: Division of Child, Youth, and Families – Child Care and Background Checks Inactive

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